Interview with Juan Sanchez on Dec 21, 2015, Segment 3, Part 1
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-
Sanchez discusses about issues of identity, his contact with the island [Puerto Rico] and how he expresses questions of racism and identity through his work. He explains that he experienced discrimination within and outside his community. These experiences made him explore his Puerto Rican identity and to make connections with the Nuyorican Movement and the Young Lords Party. Sanchez also talks about his involvement with social mobilizations against colonialism, racial segregation, gentrification and other public concerns.
December 21, 2015, Recording date
InterviewerLeonela Medina Baez
Location of interview
Center for Puerto Rican Studies, New York, NY
Individuals or Organizations MentionedMalcolm X
, Martin Luther King, Jr.
, El Diario/ La Prensa
, Young Lords
Related PlacesCenter for Puerto Rican Studies
(interview location), South Africa
(is referenced), Nicaragua
1960s, Date mentioned
Related ItemsInterview with Juan Sanchez on Dec 21, 2015, Segment 3, Part 2
CENTRO: 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project, 2013-. Interview with Juan Sanchez on Dec 21, 2015, Segment 3, Part 1: JSan.2015.12.21.3.1. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 21 Oct 2020.
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